Attacks on Christians

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Kaduna State in northern Nigeria.

Two churches in Nigeria attacked during Sunday worship

Jun 20, 2022

By Courtney Mares

The attack comes two weeks after 40 Christians were killed in an attack on a Catholic church on Pentecost Sunday. Read more

A young girl lights a candle at a Marian grotto in Pakistan.

Anglican pastor shot dead in Pakistan on way home from church

Jan 31, 2022

By Courtney Mares

“This ambush undermines peace and religious harmony throughout the country,” Archbishop Benny Mario Travas said. Read more

Aid to the Church in Need UK says it's been de-platformed by Facebook in response to the charity's petition drive to stop the forced marriage and conversion of Christian women and girls.

Why did Facebook 'kill' charity's petition drive against the forced marriage of Christian women and girls?

Dec 22, 2021

By Shannon Mullen

The Aid to the Church in Need UK says it's been de-platformed from Facebook, WhatsApp, and Instagram without being given... Read more

Flag of Nigeria on soldiers arm.

Islamic militants kidnap hundreds in raid on Nigerian town

Aug 19, 2020

Militants with the Islamic State West Africa Province attacked the town of Kukawa in northeastern Nigeria on Tuesday, abducting hundreds of... Read more

Queen of Peace Catholic Church after a fire July 11.

Florida Catholic church rebuilding after arson attack

Jul 27, 2020

The Catholic community at Queen of Peace Parish in Ocala, Florida is rebuilding after the church was set on fire... Read more

Our Lady of Vailankanni.

Suspected Hindu radicals arrested in India after attack on Catholic pilgrims 

Aug 22, 2019

Six suspected members of a radical Hindu group were arrested in India this week after dozens of Catholics were attacked... Read more